Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes international best-selling author TESS GERRITSEN to the studio.
Internationally bestselling author Tess Gerritsen took an unusual route to a writing career. A graduate of Stanford University, Tess went on to medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, where she was awarded her M.D.
While on maternity leave from her work as a physician, she began to write fiction. In 1987, her first novel was published. Call After Midnight, a romantic thriller, was followed by eight more romantic suspense novels. She also wrote a screenplay, "Adrift", which aired as a 1993 CBS Movie of the Week.. Her books have been top-3 bestsellers in the United States and number one bestsellers abroad. She has won both the Nero Wolfe Award (for Vanish) and the Rita Award (for The Surgeon). Her series of novels featuring homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles inspired the TNT television series “Rizzoli & Isles” starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander. ow retired from medicine, she writes full time. She lives in Maine.
This broadcast is sponsored by the Authors on the Air Press, presenting BETRAYED-The Anthology. This podcast is copyrighted by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network . Host Pam Stack is the executive producer of the network and publisher of the Authors on the Aur Press. She is an internationally awarded women's advocate and motivational speaker.